Burundian Flat Bread: Chapati

Burundian Flat Bread: Chapati

Despite the title, chapati bread is definitely not something that’s made in Burundi alone. It actually originates from India. However, the version of chapati recipe we’re taking a look at today is more common in different East African countries, Burundi being one of them. Chapati 

Burundian Lentil and Bean Soup

Burundian Lentil and Bean Soup

One of the dishes that we checked when visiting Burundi in our challenge was the Lentil and Bean Soup, or ‘Soupe aux Lentilles et Legumes’ if you want to be fancier. I’m definitely a soup kind of person – it’s so good and warms you 

Burundian Date and Banana Mix

Burundian Date and Banana Mix

This Date and Banana Cake, or ‘Date and Banana Mix’ like it seems to be traditionally called, is perfect if you want to make something easy, but different. Eat it warm! So, unlike the Lentil and Bean Soup, this is not a naturally healthy dish, 

Making Food From The Sims: Chef’s Salad

Making Food From The Sims: Chef’s Salad

Hey, everyone! Today I thought we’d do something totally different. I had this idea. What if… I would try to recreate recipes from The Sims games? If you don’t know what The Sims is – it’s a series of life simulation video games where you create your 

Qatari Lasagne: Thareed

Qatari Lasagne: Thareed

Thareed is one of the most popular dishes in Qatar and it’s often made during Ramadan. The dish is a combination of vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, and beans), meat, and a sauce. This specific recipe uses lamb meat, but you can make it with 

Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Esh Asaraya is a popular dessert in Qatar that consists of a layer of bread soaked in sugar syrup, some whipped heavy cream, and pistachios. It’s an easy dessert to make unless you’re a bit scared of the sugar syrup. In addition to “sweet bread 

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Khubz is generally known as Arabic Bread. The word “khubz” itself directly translates to “bread” in Arabic. It is a flatbread with a big air pocket inside which makes it very similar to pita bread. Or perhaps it’s even the same – somehow, I was 

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

When researching Qatari desserts, I kept stumbling upon these sweet dumplings on different pages called Luqaimat. The word “luqaimat” is translated as “bite-size” in Arabic. These are one of Qatar’s most favourite sweet treats and are often made during Ramadan or just for tea time.